(RNS) — Deconstructing or denouncing one’s faith isn’t new. What is new are statements by those such as author Joshua Harris and Hillsong Worship member Marty Sampson are being made on social media, and the visibility and response they are generating.
We want things explained, laid out in a nice neat package. Believe and do! But life is complex and we are too easily distracted. So John says, pay attention to how deeply God loves you and what Christ endured to make that love real and accessible.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (RNS) – The story of VeggieTales, the beloved Christian cartoon sow, can be summed up in a famed line from one of its creators' comedy paragons, "Monty Python and the Quest for the Holy Grail": "I'm not dead yet!"
However you choose to describe the writer of Ecclesiastes – preacher, sage, ethicist, philosopher – he is definitely a realist. He acknowledges the facts of life, but he trusts God without demanding answers to all his questions.
ALBANY, Ga. (BP) -- Alex and Stephen Kendrick don't judge the success of their movies solely on box-office numbers or public relations victories. They judge success, Stephen Kendrick said, by a movie's spiritual impact.